Like a Sponge podcast: The M-Word
Essential? No doubt. Well-loved? Oh, please. In the first episode of Like a Sponge, GreatSchools' new podcast for parents on the science of learning, we explore why math fills so many Americans with fear and loathing, and what experts are doing to change the math story for your child.
The math phobia phenomenon
A 7-year-old girl is humiliated by her teacher after failing a math test. How many years will it take to cure her math anxiety, an educational illness that plagues millions?
Are we teaching math all wrong?
Here’s why the math education your children need is most likely not what their school is teaching.
One key 2nd grade math skill
Your child's addition and subtraction skills this year will help your child with more complex concepts next year.
2nd grade 3-D shapes worksheets
Introduce geometry — and expand your child's mind — with these math worksheets on 3-dimensional objects.
2nd grade money math worksheets
Your child will love tackling these worksheets on money math because second graders love money. (They can buy candy and toys with it.)
Our 5 favorite 2nd grade math worksheets
Boost your second grader's math skills with these five worksheets on multiplication, data interpretation, money math, and more!
Your second grader and math
Second graders can now count to 1,000 by 1s, 5s, 10s, and 100s! Plus they can measure in metric and “American” units and count money.